Celebrate a Rich Heritage

Celebrate African American History with these events and selections from the collection.

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FXBG City's African American History FXBG City's African American History

By Crrlcontributor
Learn about the history of African Americans in Fredericksburg City.
Learn about the history of African Americans in Fredericksburg City.
Blogpost

Spotsylvania's African American History Spotsylvania's African American History

By Crrlstaff
Learn about African American history in Spotsylvania County.
Learn about African American history in Spotsylvania County.
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Westmoreland's African American History Westmoreland's African American History

By Virginia
Learn more about Westmoreland County’s African American history, which dates back to the 17th century.
Learn more about Westmoreland County’s African American history, which dates back to the 17th century.
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Stafford's African American History Stafford's African American History

By Crrlcontributor
From runaway slave Anthony Burns to Palmer Hayden, artist of the Harlem Renaissance, Stafford's historic African American roots run deep.
From runaway slave Anthony Burns to Palmer Hayden, artist of the Harlem Renaissance, Stafford's historic African American roots run deep.
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Book Corner: Inspiring Picture Books Book Corner: Inspiring Picture Books

By Darcie
This month presents a great opportunity to highlight stories by and about African Americans through children's picture books.
This month presents a great opportunity to highlight stories by and about African Americans through children's picture books.
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Celebrate Black History Month with Books Celebrate Black History Month with Books

By Tracy
Librarian Tracy recommends her favorite books that embrace the everyday joy, passion, and culture of African American heritage.
Librarian Tracy recommends her favorite books that embrace the everyday joy, passion, and culture of African American heritage.
Event

African American History Celebration African American History Celebration

Feb 21st | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Stories, songs, and food in the African tradition, featuring the Westmoreland Storytellers with Daisy Howard Douglas.
Stories, songs, and food in the African tradition, featuring the Westmoreland Storytellers with Daisy Howard Douglas.
Staff List

African Americans in Nonfiction African Americans in Nonfiction

recommended by CRRLAdults
A list of books for discovering the courage and talent that shaped the African American experience.
A list of books for discovering the courage and talent that shaped the African American experience.
Staff List

African American Experience for Children African American Experience for Children

recommended by CRRLKids
2017-2018. Children fiction and nonfiction tales of the past and present through the African American experience.
2017-2018. Children fiction and nonfiction tales of the past and present through the African American experience.
Staff List

African American Experience for Teens African American Experience for Teens

recommended by CRRLTeens
2017-2018. Young adult books, both fiction and nonfiction, told through the African American Experience.
2017-2018. Young adult books, both fiction and nonfiction, told through the African American Experience.
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